International Publications

Álvaro, A.R., Martins, J., Costa, A.C., Fernandes, E., Carvalho, F., A.F. Ambrósio and C. Cavadas. Neuropeptide Y protects retinal neural cells against MDMA-induced cell death. Neuroscience 2008; 152(1):97-105.

Bernardes, R., Santos, T., Cunha-Vaz, J.: Increased resolution OCT thickness mapping of the human macula: a statistical-based registration. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2008; 49: 2046-2052.

Kozak, L.R., Castelo-Branco, M.:Peripheral influences on motion integration in foveal vision are modulated by central local ambiguity and center-surround congruence. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. First published on Oct 24, 2008 as doi.

Kozak, L.R., Lima, B., Neuenschwander, S., Muckli, L., Castelo-Branco, M.: Contextual visual contour binding can cause paradoxical perceptual segmentation. Nature (In Press)

Maia-Lopes S., Silva, E., Silva, M.F., Reis, A.S., Faria, P., Castelo-Branco, M: Psychophysical and electrophysiological evidence for widespread retinal dysfunction in patients with Stargardt disease and normal relatives without an overt clinical phenotype. Inv. Ophtalmol. Vis. Science 2008; 49: 1191-1199.

Maia-Lopes S, Silva E, Reis A, Silva MF , Mateus C, Castelo-Branco M. Retinal Function in Best Macular Dystrophy: Relationship Between Electrophysiological, Psychophysical and Structural Measures of Damage. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. First published on Sep 4, 2008 as doi.

Marques, E., Vasconcelos, F., Rolo, M., Pereira, F., Silva, A.P., T R A Macedo, C A Fontes Ribeiro: Influence of chronic exercise on the amphetamine-induced dopamine release and neurodegeneration in the striatum of the rat. Ann. NY Acad. Sci 2008 ;1139:222-31.

Mendes, M., Silva, F., Saraiva, J., Jorge M., Simões, L., Castelo-Branco, M.: Visual magnocellular and structure from motion perceptual deficits in a neurodevelopmental model of dorsal stream function Cognitive. Brain Res. (In Press)

Pereira, F.C., Rolo, M.R., Marques, E., Mendes, V.M., Ribeiro, C.F., Ali, S.F., Morgadinho, M.T., Macedo, T.R.: Acute increase of the glutamate-glutamine cycling in discrete brain areas after administration of a single dose of amphetamine.. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 2008;1139:212-21

Rolo, M.R.M., Marques, E, Mendes, V.M.M., Pereira, F.C., Ali, S.F., Fontes Ribeiro, C.A., MT Morgadinho, TRA Macedo Acute dysfunction in the glutamate-glutamine cycle evoked by a neurotoxic amphetamine dose Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. (in Press)

Santiago, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Kamphuis, W., Schlingemann, R.O., Ambrósio, A.F.: Diabetes changes ionotropic glutamate receptor subunit expression level in the human retina. Brain Res. 2008; 1198:153-9.

Sena CM, Nunes E, Gomes A, Santos MS Proença T, Martins MI and Seiça RM. Supplementation of coenzyme Q10 and α-tocopherol lowers glycated hemoglobin and increases antioxidant defense systems in pancreas of diabetic rats. Nutr Res. 2008; 2 : 113-121.

Sena CM, Louro T, Matafome P, Nunes E, Monteiro P, Seiça R. Antioxidant and vascular effects of gliclazide in type 2 diabetic rats fed high fat diet. Physiol Res. 2008 [Epub ahead of print]

Sena, C.M., Nunes, E., Louro, T., Proença T, Fernandes R, Boarder MR and Seiça RM.: Effects of α-lipoic acid on endothelial function in aged diabetic and high-fat fed rats. Br. J. Pharmacol. 2008; 153: 894–906.

Sena, C.M., Louro, T., Matafome, P., Nunes, E., Monteiro, P. Seiça, R.M.:. Metformin reverts vascular dysfunction in hyperlipidemic Goto-Kakizaki rats. Proc. Soc. Free Radic. Res. . (In press).

Sena, C.M., Louro, T., Matafome, P., Nunes, E., Monteiro, P., Seiça, R.M.: Gliclazide improves anti-oxidant status and nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation in type 2 diabetes. Proc. Soc. Free Radic. Res. . (In press).

Sena, C.M., Matafome, P., Louro, T., Nunes, E., Monteiro, P., Seiça, R.M.: Atorvastatin and insulin in vascular dysfunction in Goto–Kakizaki rats. Proc. Soc. Free Radic. Res. (In press).

Silva, A.P., Martins, T., Gonçalves, J., Ferreira, R., Milhazes, N., Fontes Ribeiro, C.A., Macedo, T.R.A.: Dynamic of glial cells in the mouse hippocampus following acute administration of methamphetamine. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. (In Press)

Silva, M. F., Maia–Lopes, S., Mateus, C., Guerreiro, M., Sampaio, J., Faria P., Castelo–Branco, M.: Retinal and cortical patterns of spatial anisotropy in contrast sensitivity tasks. Vision Research 2008; 48: 127-135.

Simões, P.F., Silva, A.P., Pereira, F.C., Grade, S., Milhazes, N., Fontes Ribeiro, C.A., Macedo T.R.A.: Methamphetamine alters NMDA and AMPA receptors subunits densities in the rat brain. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. (In Press)